Jennifer Farley

Cross Country Running
Class Seior Height 5' 6"
Hometown Toppenish, Wash.
High School Toppenish
Major Biochemistry, biophysics
& molecular biology

 

Senior season (2011) - Started senior campaign with 10th-place showing at Whitman Invitational ... Ran sixth for Whitman at Sundodger Invitational, placing 58th overall in 23:43.48.

Junior season (2010) - Posted career-best 6,000-meter time at Pioneer Open, placing 10th in 23:28.00 ... Placed 31st (fifth for Whitman) at NWC Championships in 24:10.14 ... Finished 47th (also fifth for Whitman) at NCAA DIII West Region meet, clocking 24:08.73.

Sophomore season (2010) - Ran ninth for Whitman at NWC Championships, placing 37th overall in 24:22.90.

First-Year season (2009) - Capped first season by running eighth for Whitman at NWC Championships, finishing 52nd overall in 24:48.96.

Prep - Ran three seasons of varsity cross country in high school ... Placed fifth at 2007 district championships to qualify for state as individual ... Helped Toppenish qualify for state as team in 2005 and 2006 ... Team placed 10th at state in 2006.

Academics - Majoring in Biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology ... Plans career in health care ... Conducting research at Whitman as part of Team Dendrite Lab ... Volunteered summer prior to junior year at Whitman at Toppenish Community Hospital ... Studied in Australia spring 2011 semester ... National Merit Scholar in high school.

Personal - Daughter of Janis Rue and Mark Farley ... Mother ran track at Willamette University ... Younger brother Christopher also runs cross country at Whitman ... Off-season Whitman activities include Whitman Christian Fellowship and Tae Kwo Do Club ... Volunteered freshman year at Blue Mountain Humane Society ... Hobbies include hiking, playing piano and dog training.

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